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A grant from the GDPL foundation for the project on epidermolysis bullosa simplex!

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A research grant of 25 000$ was awarded by the Fondation du grand défi Pierre Lavoie to support the work on epidermolysis bullosa simple (EBS) supervosed by the invited researcher Mbarka Bchtenia. This project aim to correct causative mutations of EBS by correcting the DNA. Congratulations!


An award for Jolyane!

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Jolyane Meloche, post-doctoral fellow, won the second prize for the best poster at the 12th edition of the journées génétiques du Réseau de Médecine Génétique Appliqué (RMGA) on april 30 to may 1st. Her poster was about a genetic study on men with complete or partial agenesis of the corpus callosum. Congratulations Jolyane!


An award for Lucile!

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Lucile Pain, doctorate student in biology under the direction of Catherine Laprise, received one of the two studentships Études supérieures- FUQAC of 10 000$ from the Fondation de l’UQAC. She obtained this studenship for her doctorate project on the genetic and epigenetic of the eosinophil in asthma and allergy. Congratulations Lucile! (UQactualités)


Another grant for the project of genetic correction in epidermolysis bullosa simplex!

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An operation grant from the Fondation du grand défi Pierre Lavoie was granted to the team of Dre Laprise for a project of genetic correction of mutations in cells from individuals with epidermolysis bullosa simplex (a dermatological disease) with CRISPR/Cas9 technology. (picture: Mbarka Bchetnia, invited researcher, in charge of the project in the laboratory of Dre Laprise


An award for Lucile at the Falling Walls Lab!

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Lucile Pain, doctorate student in biology under the direction of Catherine Laprise, won the third place at the contest “Falling Walls Lab” of New York in september 14. This contest consists of students sharing their innovative ideas to resolve issues in our society. Congratulations Lucile!